El Jobean is a quaint town midway between Englewood and Port Charlotte in Southwest Florida. Lying on the eastern bank of the Myakka River, El Jobean is directly across the river from Gulf Cove. Only 4 miles away from Port Charlotte, El Jobean provides the quiet slice of paradise that you have been looking for, while still being near to everything you need.
One of the best-kept secrets of Southwest Florida, El Jobean is a perfect location for boaters, fisherman, families and retirees alike. Many upscale homes in El Jobean are built right on the Myakka River, which empties not far away into Charlotte Harbor. Outdoor recreation possibilities are seemingly endless in El Jobean, with great saltwater fishing opportunities all along the Myakka, and especially at the El Jobean Bridge. The El Jobean Park also has a lot to offer, from leisure activities like picnic areas and playgrounds to canoe and kayak rentals and boat ramps, as well as hourly pavilion rentals.
Residents of El Jobean love living there because they can enjoy great weather year round, making it possible to take advantage of all that Southwest Florida has to offer year-round. Also, with Tampa to the north and Fort Myers to the south, fun is never that far away. Airports, amusement parks, shopping, fine dining, sporting events, beach access and more are all within a short drive of El Jobean. However, with schools, hospitals, grocery stores, houses of worship, banking, and a variety of other conveniences, you may never need to leave El Jobean!
Besides the number of beautiful single-family homes available in El Jobean, there is also the gated community of Riverwood. This community has 16 lushly landscaped subdivisions with a number of great amenities for their residents, like their 4.5 stars Gene Bates Golf Course. Riverwood also boasts access to a 5,000 square foot beach club in nearby Manasota Key, six tennis courts, junior Olympic sized swimming pool, Jacuzzi and a fitness club. Riverwood is a great location for anyone looking for resort-style living, beautiful new homes and a quiet, upscale setting.